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File #: Int 0576-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring DCAS to issue an annual report on collisions involving city-owned vehicles.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the department of citywide administrative services to issue an annual report on collisions involving city-owned vehicles
Sponsors: James G. Van Bramer, Ben Kallos, Brad S. Lander, Margaret S. Chin, Fernando Cabrera
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to annually report to the Council information regarding collisions involving city-owned vehicles during the previous calendar year, including information such as the agency involved; the community board, borough or county where such collision occurred; the surface and weather conditions at the time such collisions occurred; whether the collision was with a moving or non-moving object; whether the collision involved a pedestrian or bicyclist; and whether the collision resulted in an injury or fatality.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 576, 2. Int. No. 576, 3. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 576

 

By Council Members Van Bramer, Kallos, Lander, Chin and Cabrera

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the department of citywide administrative services to issue an annual report on collisions involving city-owned vehicles

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 827 of chapter 35 of the New York city charter, as added by local law 59 for the year 1996, is amended by adding a new subdivision b to read as follows:

§ 827. Automotive services. a. The commissioner shall acquire by purchase, lease or otherwise, vehicles and other automotive equipment for the use of city agencies; manage, maintain, store and operate a fleet of motor vehicles; assign fleets to agencies in accordance with the direction of the mayor and ensure the effective operation of all shops, yards, garages, fuel depots and other facilities required for the maintenance of fleets operated by agencies; and ensure the maintenance of records for all city-owned vehicles.

b. Beginning no later than June 1, 2017 and no later than every June 1 thereafter, the commissioner shall submit to the city council and post on the website of the department of citywide administrative services a report providing information regarding collisions involving city-owned vehicles during the previous calendar year. Such report shall set forth information including but not limited to the following:

(1) total number of collisions, disaggregated by (a) agency, (b) borough, (c) community board, (d) if outside the city of New York, county, (e) whether the collision was with a moving or non-moving object, (f) weather condition at time of collision, (g) roadway surface condition at time of collision and (h) direction of impact;

(2) total number of collisions with fatalities, disaggregated by (a) agency, (b) borough, (c) community board, (d) if outside the city of New York, county, (e) whether the collision was with a moving or non-moving object, (f) weather condition at time of collision, (g) roadway surface condition at time of collision and (h) direction of impact;

(3) total number of collisions with injuries, disaggregated by (a) agency, (b) borough, (c) community board, (d) if outside the city of New York, county, (e) whether the collision was with a moving or non-moving object, (f) weather condition at time of collision, (g) roadway surface condition at time of collision and (h) direction of impact;

(4) total number of collisions in which driver was injured, disaggregated by agency;

(5) total number of collisions in which passengers were injured, disaggregated by agency;

(6) total number of collisions in which a pedestrian was injured, disaggregated by agency;

(7) number of collisions in which a bicyclist was injured, disaggregated by agency; and

(8) total number of preventable collisions, disaggregated by (a) agency, (b) borough, (c) community board, (d) if outside the city of New York, county, (e) whether the collision was with a moving or non-moving object, (f) weather condition at time of collision, (g) roadway surface condition at time of collision and (h) direction of impact.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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